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the obama administration handled its response to the deadly terror attack on the consulate in libya. a growing chorus for a new committee to investigate exactly what happened as fox news has exclusive information that the consulate considered suspending his operations in benghazi as the security deteriorated and considered actually moving it all to the c.i.a. annex. molly henneberg is live in washington with more. >> molly: information in the form of a classified cable reviewed by fox, sent to the state department about one month before the attack. including both of those contingency plans you just listed and telling washington that the security situation is, quote, trending negatively and voicing concern over approximately ten islamic militias and al-qaeda training camps known to operate within benghazi. one republican congresswoman says the obama administration didn't pay enough attention to those warnings. >> this explains why they were talking about a spontaneous demonstration. why the administration was blaming it on a video. if they knew if the word gotten out they had been ex
there is either an obama administration for a second time or a new mitt romney administration. and we'll have a very brief period for a very polarized congress to try to come up with some sort of a solution to the fiscal cliff. now i think both sides want it to happen, however, there is, there has been some stubbornness on the part of both sides on some very key issues and the fiscal cliff would represent a departure in the gdp. we could actually end up seeing gdp growth, closer to zero and that's going to show up in jobs numbers. jenna: that is good context for us because whoever wins the election next week on tuesday that same congress is returning and that same congress will have to deal with some very big problems we have ahead for us in the country over next couple months. great to see you again. >> thanks very much for having me. jon: well, recovery from superstorm sandy has an additional component now. the ongoing search for gasoline in new york and new jersey. patience also in short supply across that region as drivers who actually can find a gas station open have to deal with lines l
reorganized fema under the obama administration. >> i'd like to point out fethat mayor bloomberg didn't say it was only on the issue of climate change. he mentioned reproductive rights and pro choice and i think there was another issue.s this was a reason -- he pointed out that governor romney had taken reasonable positions in the past, which he -d apparently abandoned. >> this is an excellent point. it was also, you know, a rejection of romney. >> who cares? >> who cares about the mayor of new york? he's a big deal in new york, nationally, chris christie is better known. august -- all bloomberg is known for is the >> okay. where's mitt? >> at a subsequent interview, the governor took a question from fox reporter steve doocy. >> is there any possibility that governor romney may go to new jersey to tour some of the damage with you? >> i have ea, nor am i the least bit concerned or interested. >> what do you make of that? >> that's a backhand to mitt romney. that was, and it's very tough, quite frankly, it's gratuitous, and that will damage chris christie if he runs for president. and he's b
state of ohio where president obama has spent a lot of time talking about how his administration saved detroit. but thousands of employees for auto parts maker delphi may disagree, and their dissatisfaction could be key in a razor-thin race. steve brown has an update from dayton, ohio. steve. >> behind me is the last operating delphi factory here in dayton. it used to employ 25,000 in this area now 300. back in 09 when gm was getting bailed out delphi was going through bankruptcy and there were lots of employees salaried and union who were asking nervous questions about their pensions. >> how is our healthcare looking after retirement? how is our pension looking? everything is good. pension plan is well funded. >> we were told that everything was secure in your pension, and you plan on that for the rest of your life. >> until like its dayton area plants delphi shut down the employee pension plans handing them off to the federal government. >> when my pension went from 2,500 $50 a month guaranteed to the federal government saying you'll get $385 a month. >> and you spend years and years
. >>> "the washington post" reports that the obama administration has been in talks to build a new syrian opposition leadership to stop the violence from spread iing across the mide east. the plan is also intended to prevent radical islamic fighters from taking control of the opposition group. >>> in south carolina, income tax returns were targeted in the largest cyber attack against the state tax department in american history. more than 3 million social security numbers were compromised along with more than a million businesses and personal credit and debit cards. >>> and the new world poker champ is a 24-year-old recovering drug addict and college dropout. greg merson of maryland is the new champion. he won on the 399th hand of texas hold 'em, collecting more than 8.5 million bucks. and nice bling, a gold championship bracelet that's worth $150,000. not even a smile. >>> and now a look at how wall street begins this thursday after sandy forced a shortened week of trading. the dow closed at 13,096 after losing ten points yesterday. the s&p was up a fraction, but the nasdaq lost ten. tak
office. now save 50% on banners. >> obama administration facing accusations it did not use all of its resources to save the americans in benghazi. pat roberts sent a letter to president obama, writing... >> greta: senator roberts is the former senator of the select committee of service. >> good evening. >> greta: we all come to this -- many of us, stunned. i don't understand why we have two stories and we should have one story. get it out and let's be done with t. we are not going that out from the administration. you come to it as a marine. you have spoken to the military members? >> well, we were having town hall meetings in can das and they are wondering about wawill happen with a debt and the fiscal cliff, where's the farm bill? not this time. five, six town hall meetings, every meeting, american legion members, like john mccain said, people who have been deployed and are deployed, people in the reserve, one young man comes up to me and said, i was deployed five times with the same mission. he said, i am glad i am out. i knew i was going to be in harm's way. that's why i signed up
this means, next two or three weeks after the attacks, the obama administration and state department and inteleto a certain degree blamed a movie knowing very well it was a coordinated attack on the consulate andanex and this information proves it was a massive cover up. >> steve: you know, gretch, alluded to this leading into peter. it is a drip, drip, drip of new information coming out and it would be a bigger story if the media pecked tup. but hurricane sandy came along. >> gretchen: they were not covering it more. >> steve: they had stuff in the washington post and daily beast and mr. lakey is after it, but we may never know what really happened. and the other big story hurricane sandy turning more deadly . death toll at 90 can that number could climb. four and half million people are still without electricity. most of them in new york and in new jersey. one of the hardest places hit was staten island, new york. flood waters fill would homes and strong winds ripped the homes off of foundation and there are bodies in the water and have you seen fema out there? anais live this morn
creation begin and we have seen all of the jobs lost during the four years of the obama administration regained. that is what you are going to hear from president obama at 8:30 this morning when the jobs numbers come out. we are certain it will be positive, create 125,000 jobs. if it's less than 100, republicans are going pounce on that. if it's more than 150 or close to 200, obama administration is going to go on that. what you are going to hear about is the unemployment rate, 7.8%. it drops, probably going go to 7.9%. christine will explain why the job loss and creation numbers are different from unemployment. the bar chart is the more important number. the bottom line is, all you are going to hear is spend and we are going tell you what matters. it is going to be a deciding factor for many voters. >> the jobs number is a number you see. you have been on the ground in ohio. we want to know what it feels like there when it comes to jobs. what are people saying? >> reporter: yeah. so, you know ohio has been hard hit. i was in youngstown, the second biggest deal maker in the country aft
that the obama administration green lighted it. >> hold on, charles, those were gaffes in every single case that's what that person believed. only became a mistake when the backlash game and i know that andrea understands this having done campaigns as i do. and you have to know where voters are if you're not between 18 and 30, you don't get the ad. young voters are critical and many have not-- >> and you think this is a good ad? >> i think when you look at the fact, the ad it over 2 million hits on youtube where most of the young voters are-- >> some of the the vulgar things had millions of hits. is there no line, the office of the president of the united states, does it even care anymore about certain things or just pure desperation at this point? >> and charles, when mitt romney is not telling the truth about chrysler going to china, there's a lot to talk about here. so, there's a lot that's going on in in campaign that's up for debate and everyone can say where the line is. i think a lot of lines have changed and through every campaign cycle, that's a disappointment. but when you look at youn
. >> -- one of the real nemesis of the obama administration, chris christie, rejected the stimulus package that would have connected manhattan with his state, which was big commerce. he fired 6,000 teachers, he attacked public unions, he vilifies workers all the time if they're on a wage and looking for something more. and now here he is, cozying up to the president in a time of crisis. explain it. >> well, you can use all sorts of political explanations, like, you know, it would be easier for him to run for president at the end of an obama second term than it would be at the end of a romney second term, or that this helps them to get re-elected as governor of new jersey, but i choose to see it in a more sincere fashion. this is a government whose state is in deep trouble, my state. >> there are a lot of people hurting. and so this really isn't about politics. it's about trying to use government for its, really, its highest purpose, which is to help people when they're in trouble. and as a northeastern republican, who is understands, as mitt romney did, when he was governor of massachusett
about the obama administration's regulations. and in the east, you have the philadelphia suburb philadelphia suburbs. romney is strong with republican voters. if suburban voters flip, romney has a real shot in the keystone state. >> if republicans are always worried about wasteful spending, this is a perfect example of wasteful spending. they don't spend any money in minnesota at all. >> one at a time. >> it's not that long ago. >> 1972 is the last time minnesota voted for a republican. >> i hate to say it, but it was richard nixon. now i've said it. robert costa, i want you to challenge my friend keith boykins. you're saying there's a horse race in michigan, and wisconsin. the numbers in wisconsin look even up. and in iowa, where the liberal des moines register just endorsed romney. so there could be some real midwestern upsets, huh? >> the point in wisconsin is true. keith boykins is right. wisconsin was wisconsin was boston by four points. the milwaukee suburbs, they went very strong for scott walker in that recall election this past summer. if that republican ground game is
that christie is sending voters is that obama is doing a good job. he's not a scary, socialist person. he is somebody who can be trusted. >> reporter: in florida, governor romney criticized the administration's record helping small business. >> sometimes regulators seem to look at businesses like they're the enemy. >> reporter: he never mentioned the president by name. governor jeb bush did. claiming mr. obama is making excuses for his failures. >> it's almost as though the dog ate my home work is the reason why we're going through tough times. >> reporter: early voting reopened in maryland with long lines. >> three hours? >> yeah. it's worth it. >> reporter: in areas where flooding destroyed some polling places, they're considering putting up tents to make sure that residents can vote. more polls have the president up five points in ohio. they say things are so close and such a small lead in virginia and florida, they're calling it a tie. lynn? >> thank you. >>> we mentioned the obama-christie meeting is an extraordinarily coming together of two people that are polar opposites politicall
. >>> "washington post" reports that the obama administration has been in talks to build a new syrian opposition leadership to stop the violence from spreading across the middle east. the plan is also intended to prevent radical islamic fighters from taking control of the opposition group. >>> in south carolina, income tax returns were targeted in the largest cyber attack against the state tax department in american history. more than three million social security numbers were compromised along with more than a million businesses and personal credit and debit cards. >>> the new world series of poker champion is a 24-year-old recovering drug addict and college dropout. greg mercen is from maryland. he won almost 399 hands of texas hold em collecting more than $8.5 million and that piece of bling, a gold championship bracelet worth about $150,000. must be nice. >>> now here's a look at how wall street begins this thursday. the dow closed at 13,096. the s&p 500 was up a fraction. the nasdaq lost ten. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, nikkei gained 18 points, hong kong, the hang seng c
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that the obama administration promised if there are tapes that we could hear that caused ty woods to disobey orders, risk his military career, his life, and then he gave his life, why not release them to the american people before the election so we can get a full picture of the truth? i'm sure you'll join me in calling for that transparency. >> i would join you in calling ty woods a hero. > >> sean: why not release the tapes that caused him to disobey orders? >> you act as if the tape is conclusive. there's a much bigger story. >> sean: my sources tell me it's pretty damning, juan. they're begging for help. >> i've not heard that from anybody. >> sean: you learned it here first. >> the added security was asked for the capital in tripoli. >> sean: that's not true. the ambassador asked for security. it was denied. >> the undersecretary testified here in washington before congress to that, sean. > >> sean: we also have a woman who testified that the state department was watching this whole thing unfold in real-time. >> it's the same woman. >> sean: the president wouldn't acknowledge it two wee
any requests to deploy assets. two republican senators on the foreign relations committee. obama administration needs to tell what it knows. senator bob corker and another senator said, after two months have passed it's time for the president to finally come clean and order his administration to fully disclose all communications relative to the security situation in benghazi. surely the death of four public servants warrant that action. john mccain blames the pentagon for not being ready to help the americans in peril. he calls it a lack of leadership. >> they were not prepared. there was no alert of any kind that would have enabled them to reach a state of readiness this that they could have intervened. >> leon panetta has said that military leaders didn't have enough information what was going on the ground and could not, therefore, quote, put forces at risk in that situation. gregg? >> gregg: molly henneberg, thanks very much. >> jamie: let's get more on this from former air force vice chief of staff. a fox news military analyst. general, it's a privilege to have you here, sir
ordered gas rationing based on your license plate number. meantime, the obama administration has ordered the purchase of as much as 22 million gallons of fuel and diesel for the areas hardest hit by sandy. many stations are closed because of damage or lack of power leading to lines that stretch for miles to get to the few stations that are open. >>> stay with news 4 and nbc washington.com for the latest on hurricane sandy's impact and remember to help the storm victims you can go to red cross.org or call 1-800-help now and also text the word red cross to 90999 to make a $10 donation. >>> montgomery county police are asking for your help in finding a suspect who sexually assaulted a woman on the capitol crescent trail. police released this sketch of the suspect. late last month a 21-year-old woman was jogging on the trail near brookway drive when a man attacked her. he knocked her out, dragged her into the woods, and sexually assaulted her. police are asking anyone with any information on this incident to come forward. >>> and a man ness jail on a $2 million bail accused of throwing pipe
obama will not see the damage sandy caused in new york city in person. the obama administration says the president wants to make sure police and rescue aren't drawn away from their response to the disaster. the president often works with local police and first responders when the president travels to a disaster zone. new york city mayor michael bloomberg says he's fine with the president's decision. >> the governor of maryland and virginia will head to their respective states. virginia governor will go to chincoteague island while maryland governor will go to ocean city, where the town saw three feet of standing water due to flooding. and o'malley will visit the town of cristfield, which saw its worst flooding since gloria in 1985. news >>> news 4's melissa mollet is live in old town, where some people believe water could get higher. >> reporter: we'll have high tide at 10:00 tonight. and tom kierein telling me tomorrow may actually be the worst of it. take a look right now. we are at king and union. this entire area, as far as i can see, both left and right, completely shut down wit
, danella. the obama administration trying the keep the gas flowing as gas stations in the mid-atlantic and northeast are dealing with what happened after sandy. the epa temporarily waived some clean air act requirements in 16 states and the district. the waiver lets gas stations sell conventional gasoline instead of cleaner burning reformulated gas. the waivers last through november 20th. >>> hurricane sandy is expected to have a major effect on financial reports in the auto and housing markets. shartia brantley joins us live with news for your money. >> reporter: good morning. auto makers like chrysler, ford, gm, will report october sales later today. sales are forecast to rise 11% from a year ago, which would make it the best october for the industry since 2007. analysts say monday's superstorm on the east coast likely led to the loss of about 100,000 vehicles. dealers should be able to make that up this month. and sandy may have been very bad news for homeowners, but it's bringing some good news to the residential construction sector. "the new york times" reports constructi
options. unfortunately the obama administration has chosen to wait. if we wait too long they may get the weapon in the near future. melissa: thanks for coming on the show. we appreciate it. >> thank you for having me. melissa: next on "money", the bells on wall street ring once again. but now big holes are exposed showing how unprepared they are for disaster. at the end of the day it is always about money. ♪ ♪ . melissa: new york stock exchange opened today for the first time sips the storm but wasn't exactly smooth sailing. overall, it gave wall street a better look at what is wrong with their emergency plan, what needs to be fixed for future disasters. here is more is the founder and president of imperial wealth management. let me ask you, do you think this shutdown did further more diminish the retail investors faith in the market? >> i think it could have but i think the fact it opened this morning with smooth sailing and pretty much all the trades were executed, kind of gave faith to the retail investor that we were prepared to some degree, although it wasn't without any gli
fuel to the disaster zone, sending 24 million gallons of extra gas, a welcome sign. the obama administration is hiring trucks to bring the gas to staging areas. all this is unfolding four days before the general election. president obama and governor romney fighting it out for every last vote, especially in the key state of ohio. today the latest cnn poll shows obama with a very slight edge there, but there's everything to play for. today, the last jobs report before election day was released. unemployment ticking up to 7.9%, but at the same time, 171,000 jobs were created. no surprise, both candidates reacted differently to the news. >> today, our businesses have created nearly five and a half million new jobs. this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> he said he was going to lower the unemployment rate down to 5.2% right now. today, we learned that it's actually 7.9% and that's nine million jobs short of what he promised. unemployment is higher today than when barack obama took office. >> mitt romney ea
many ways as a result of actions taken by the obama administration. >> that goes into the whole debate over this auto bailout, and as we made the point about three or four years ago right after the auto bailout, gm goes and so goes the obama presidency and so goes the election. this campaign with so much attention focused on ohio, one in eight jobs are related somehow to the auto industry there. you see the romney campaign try to make a move and correct things. the question is whether it's too late and whether they're being hit very hard on this current attack that they've had on that jeep ad. >> thank you so much. greatly appreciate you coming on. we'll see what happens there. thank you, mark. massachusetts senator scott brown and elizabeth warren canceled their final debate for tonight as a result of hurricane sandy. in statements both candidates said going forward with the fourth debate would be, quote, inappropriate. it's after a new boston globe poll shows the race tied with brown slightly leading warren 45-43. you know there's a university poll out saying warren is up around 7 po
was formerly the obama administration's car czar. bill blasick is detroit bureau chief for "the new york times" and author of "once upon a car: the fall and resurrection of america's big three automaker automakers -- gm, ford and chrysler." i saw the commercial, see how it could deliver a message that obama brought down the big three, chrysler and jeep, and he's moving jobs out of detroit now to the united states. i think both those claims are false. what is your view, and in fact, objective reporting on that? >> well, it's very unusual for general motors and chrysler, first off, to respond to a political ad. both companies were bailed out, and have turned their fortunes around, since their bankruptcies. and i think they both took a vow of silence during this political campaign, to try and stay as far away as the partisan politics at possible. but as one gm executive told me. this ad crossed a line. it was, as i said, too outrageous and misleading for them, not to respond to. the fact is, general motors has been building vehicles in china for many years. it's one of the largest carmakers in ch
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